Author: Amber S.

Pokemon Pokeball Diorama Biome

Pokemon Pokeball Dioramas

These Pokemon Pokeball Dioramas have been a huge hit at Figment. And it’s not just the Pokemon connection that the kids love (though that’s doesn’t hurt). One of the most empowering things about this kind of project is the chance it gives kids to engage in critical thinking and gain […]

Figment Creative Labs, Austin TX, Snow Globe, Holiday Craft, Christmas Craft, Winter Craft, Easy DIY

Easiest Snow Globe Craft Ever

I have the simplest holiday craft / snow globe you will ever make, and it’s stinkin cute! All you need: wide mouth jars (I found these at Hobby Lobby.) Cars (Also found at Hobby Lobby.  (I liked the Greenlight and Castline… lines.) small craft trees Hot glue gun and glue […]

rubber band car, stem, steam. Figment Creative Labs, Austin Texas, engineering, kids activities, Newton's law of motion, elasticity, motion, DIY, mechanics,

Rubber Band Car DIY

I am super excited to present to and teach an engineering project at the Eane’s Elementary STEM day this month to 120 second graders.  I came up with the idea that I wanted to make rubber band powered cars with the kids.  I have this cool book Amazing Rubber Band Cars. […]

Kid's capes, superhero cape diy, art project, Figment Creative Labs, Austin TX, Superhero party, craft,

Superhero Art Capes- Figment Creative Labs

  I set up a few art tables at a friend’s son’s birthday party last weekend. He wanted a Super Why theme (you know, the PBS show where the superheroes read).  I set up one craft table where the kids made superhero wrist cuffs using toilet paper rolls, one with […]